Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews (left) receives his first-place S.C. Sheriff's Association (SCSA) pistol match trophy from Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott. The competition is held every year at the SCSA's summer conference. This year, the SCSA held the pistol match at the Myrtle Beach Police Department's indoor firearms training facility, located at the old Myrtle Beach Air Force base. Competitors, all of whom are South Carolina sheriffs, competed in a timed combat-type course which required speed and accuracy. The second-place winner was Marion County Sheriff Mark Richardson who also won second place in the 2012 ...
Piggly Wiggly of Camden raised $3,624 during its two-day Waggly Tails cookout last recently. The community came together and the ribs, chicken and hot dogs were completely sold out by the end of the day on Saturday. Several dogs were also adopted during the event, including Dixie by John Jackson; Drake by Jessica Marsh and her son, James; and a yet to be named dog by Kaitlyn Anderson. The grill masters were Piggly Wiggly Manager Steve Jackson, Tony Dixon and Robert "Cowboy" Mothershed. Here volunteers Cecilia Stevenson, Carla Knight and Susan Seegars pose for a picture.
We're aware, of course, that in an age of terrorism and violence, law enforcement officials need all the help they can get in dealing with potential incidents. The recent bombing at the Boston Marathon is yet another piece of evidence that people with ill intent can strike at any time. And one of the factors that led to that crime being solved was the presence of security cameras in the area.
Registration is open for runners and walkers for the 5th Annual Springdale at Sunset 5K Run, one-lap walk and one-lap Kids' Fun Run to be held on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.
Mr. John Thomas "Buddy" Tucker, Sr., 73, of 1539 Smyrna Road, Elgin died Monday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Tucker family.
The Wateree District of the Boy Scouts of America had its awards ceremony March 14 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Lyttleton Street Methodist Church. Around 80 scouts and friends attended this event. Above: a group picture of most of the award recipients from the Wateree District of the Boy Scouts of America awards ceremony; right: district officers being sworn in for 2013.
Porkchop Productions, South Carolina's highly praised children's theater troupe, will present "The Three Goats Gruff" at the Kershaw County Library Monday. Two performances will be presented: the first one at 10:30 a.m. at the Elgin branch and the second at 2 p.m. at the Camden branch.
The Kershaw County Conservation District announces its 2013 Conservation Day Camp. Beginning Tuesday, August 6, natural resource professionals will guide young explorers through three days of adventure at Goodale State Park.
In honor of local firefighters and law enforcement and in memory of the Arizona Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew, Heritage Community Bank will be hosting a memorial blood drive through the American Red Cross South Carolina Blood Services Region Thursday.